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The CroBar

#6,182 of 18,255 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$
17 Manette Street, London W1D 4AS, England
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“rock metal” (7 reviews)
“juke box” (5 reviews)
“dive bar” (3 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
17 Manette Street, London W1D 4AS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Finished eating in Soho, Googled rock bars London and this place was top of the list, good music, good whiskey, great cocktail list and pleasant girl on the bar. Small but I was lucky with a table so... I’d definitely come again 🤘🏽

Thank Leonardo P
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Cramped, expensive, and a poor drinks selection. The fact that the music was decent—heavy rock and not necessarily the same old tunes you hear everywhere else—was a saving grace. It had a good vibe to it but, practically speaking, I was actually quite embarrassed that...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

If you're at a loose end after standard closing times you could be tempted to visit this place but my advice is don't: get a taxi and get yourself home. I'm all for a bar which goes against the corporate polish of most of the...More

Thank colinzeal4
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This place is a legend! Very close to Borderline so great for gigs. Basically a US style dive bar with great range of bottled and canned beer and lots of whiskey. Good happy hour offers til 9pm

Thank David W
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We were taken here by one of the people we were in London with and I was so glad he took us. This place is amazing. Great jukey, cheap drinks and great atmosphere, what else do you need. I will be back.

Thank Princess_Pretty
Reviewed 26 May 2017

What a great place. The jukebox is loaded with metal, mostly older but some current selections. The beer was cheap, a 20 ounce Newcastle for 4.60 and they had lots of bourbons and whiskeys to choose from. The patrons of the bar ranged from old...More

Thank new2cali
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I cannot believe that I have never ventured here before. What a fun place to be. Unpretentious, quirky and great music.

Thank Mukuma
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Staff were friendly and as unique as the bar. The juke box was broken but the music was still great. The happy hour is an added bones to the vast array of drink. A truly enjoyable few hours spent with a friend chatting and rocking...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The CroBar is a place destined for people who enjoy anything within the rock-heavy metal range of music. But don't get scared, as frightening as that may sound, I found myself accepted by the regulars who go there for fun and mid-range priced drinks. The...More

Thank MiriamSeraia
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Visit here on Saturday night with my boyfriend who is a rock/metal fan, he had never been before. Great little bar, reasonable price drinks, fantastic staff and good music. A brilliant range of drinks, fab atmosphere. Would defiantly recommend a visit and will be return...More

Thank amanda d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Manette Street, London W1D 4AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
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